Many Europeans, especially in the continent's south, hold negative views of immigrants and are concerned about new arrivals from outside the EU.
The three top municipalities sending children to the U.S. are all in Honduras. San Pedro Sula leads the list.
Despite the ongoing conflicts in these countries, the number of refugees around the world is considerably less than it was two decades ago, numbering between 10 million and 12 million in recent years.
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Most Americans say there are some circumstances in which doctors and nurses should allow a patient to die, but a growing minority says that medical professionals should do everything possible to save a patient’s life in all circumstances.
The number of Syrians who have left the country over the past two years. About half are under 18.